Family Service & Guidance Center of Topeka, Inc.

  • HR Recruiter/Generalist

    Job Locations US-KS-Topeka
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Human Resources
    Job Post Information* : External Company Name
    Family Service & Guidance Center
    Job Post Information* : External Company URL
    Regular Full-Time (w/ Benefits)
    HR Team
  • Overview

    The HR Recruiter/Generalist is responsible for planning, organizing, implementing and evaluating recruitment functions to ensure adequate staffing to meet the organization’s operational needs.  Position will also provide human resources generalist support including record keeping, information tracking, employee benefit enrollments/terminations, FMLA, worker’s compensation, credentialing, HR policy implementation, and compliance with state and federal regulations.


    Recruiting (75%)

    • Receives personnel requisitions for position vacancies, reviews requisitions for accuracy and appropriate approvals.
    • Consults with managers to gain criteria for their needs, work hours and job requirements. Coordinates with managers, directors and Director of Human Resources for job description updates.
    • Proactively and strategically develops and manages recruiting strategy and candidate sources to provide pipeline of qualified candidates for exempt and non-exempt positions. Actively and creatively develops new ways to source candidates including job fairs, community relationships, networking opportunities, social media outlets, etc.  Sources candidates, as appropriate through advertisements, college contacts/connections, professional associations, community resources, employee referrals, applicant files, and related activities.
    • Administers recruiting for all agency programs.
    • Reviews completed applications, evaluates applicants’ qualifications; shares qualified candidates with hiring managers.
    • Participates in interviewing/selection process including phone screens, in-person interviews, reference checks, background screens, etc.
    • Responds to inquiries from applicants in a timely manner; and actively engages with candidates going through recruiting process.
    • Keeps applications and records of data gathered through the interview process for compliance.
    • Maintains and updates applicant tracking system timely and accurately.
    • Coordinates offer of employment to candidates selected for hire. Ensures that all policies related to employment offer are complete including reference checks, pre-employment drug screen, pre-employment background checks and all applicable pre-employment processes and documentation are complete.
    • In coordination with HR Director, selects, prepares for and attends pertinent career fairs and community events to proactively recruit potential candidates and serve as an ambassador for the agency.
    • Coordinates new hire first day and ensures all paperwork is completed.

    Generalist: (25%)

    • Provides support in the areas of: benefit administration, credentialing, HRIS and other systems data entry (processing new hires, terminations, transfers), worker’s compensation, FMLA/leave administration, payroll, etc.
    • Stays abreast of technical and legal developments, and state and federal laws impacting the workplace.
    • Maintains up-most confidentiality.
    • Acts as an ambassador of Family Service & Guidance Center in the community setting.
    • Special projects as assigned.
    • Supports and actively promotes the vision and mission of Family Service & Guidance Center.
    • Other duties as assigned.



    • Bachelor’s degree in business, human resources or related field or equivalent experience required.
    • PHR or SHRM-CP certification preferred


    • 3 years’ experience in full cycle recruiting required
    • Experience working in all HR functions helpful
    • Prefer experience working with human resources information systems (HRIS)
    • High proficiency in MS Office Suite including Word, Excel and Outlook


    Work Environment

    Office-based working environment; requires flexible schedule; frequent interruptions occur; and potential risk of exposure to aggressive and/or acting out (verbal and physical) children and youth.  Most interactions are with other agency staff, collaborative agencies, schools/universities or businesses in the community, auditors and regulatory agencies. 


    Background checks and drug screen required.


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